It introduces students to the influence that key philosophers and philosophical movements through the centuries have had on shaping Christian theology in both its understandings and forms of expression. Philosophy for understanding Theology has become the classic text for exploring the relationship between philosophy and Christian theology.
This new edition adds chapters on postmodernism and questions of the self and the good to bring the book up to date with current scholarship.
Jesus and the Gospel in Africa: History and Experience Theology in Africa Series
A collection of kwame bediako's writings, the ten chapters of this book are the finest introduction availabel to understanding Christianity as lived by countless Africans in a high stakes search for liberation and peace.
God--The World's Future: Systematic Theology for a New Era
This classic text opens up systematic theology in new dimensions, retrieving traditional categories and topics for a new generation of students and learners to give a fresh reading of Christian theology and articulation of the liberating message of the gospel of God’s grace for the future of the world.
Explicitly crafted to address our postmodern context, peters explains the whole body of Christian historical doctrine from within a “proleptic” framework, “whereby the gospel is understood as announcing the pre-actualization of the future consummation of all things in Jesus Christ. Peters skillfully deploys this concept not only to organize the various theological areas or loci but also to rethink doctrines in light of key postmodern challenges from ecumenism, contemporary science, critical historical thinking, and gender and sexuality issues.
The third edition is thoroughly revised with updated chapters, updated annotations and bibliographies, additional chapters, and further elaborations in light of recent developments in method and theological reflection. God—the world’s future has been a proven and comprehensive textbook in systematic theology for over twenty years.
The Invention of Africa: Gnosis, Philosophy, and the Order of Knowledge
A study of an african system of philosophy and knowledge, as oriented within and without European systems of thought. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's http://www. Humanitiesebook. Org online version of the same title.
When There Is No Doctor: Preventive and Emergency Healthcare in Uncertain Times Process Self-reliance Series
Doyle, madison, teaches and practices emergency medicine at the University of Wisconsin, MD, where he also plans the hospital’s response to disasters. The fifth title in process’ self-reliance series demystifies medical practices with a practical approach to twenty-first-century health and home medicine, particularly helpful in a financial downturn.
When there is no doctor is smartly designed and full of medical tips and emergency suggestions. It could change because of a flood, financial crisis, flu pandemic, or failure of our energy procurement, production or distribution systems. I will not teach you to be a lone survivalist who anticipates doing an appendectomy on himself or a loved one on the kitchen table with a steak knife and a few spoons, although I will discuss techniques of austere and improvised medicine for really hard times.
Gerard S. World may come to mean your little town or the whole globe. It could change for a few days or weeks, or for a few years. At a time when our health system has become particularly susceptible to strain, it should be no further than an arm’s reach away in your household. This is a book about sustainable health, primarily having to do with your health and what you can do to protect it—in bad times certainly, but also in good.
I will help you ensure the health of those you love, should you so choose, yourself and, your community, if and when the world changes.
Jesus & Personality Theory: Exploring the Five-Factor Model
Here is a study of the christian implications of the new model--a study that will offer fresh insights for students, pastors and therapists alike. These factors, are openness to experienceconscientiousnessextroversionagreeablenessneuroticismHow does this Five-Factor Model fit with a Christian understanding of human nature? How does it compare or contrast with the way Jesus lived, sometimes called the Big Five and represented by the acronym OCEAN, taught and counseled? James Beck looks at prominent themes in the teaching and ministry of Jesus and how they relate to the five personality factors.
. In recent years researchers in human personality have come to a rarely achieved near unanimous conclusion: human personality is structured around a very few major traits, probably five in number.
Basic Mathematics: An Introduction: Teach Yourself
Each chapter includes clear explanations, worked examples and test questions. If you are terrified by maths, this is the book for you. Do you shy away from using numbers? Basic Mathematics can help. It offers simple explanations of all the key areas, measurements and graphs, percentages, and applies them to everyday situations, including decimals, games and puzzles to help you understand mathematics quickly and enjoyably.
Everything you need is here in this one book. At the end of the book there are challenges and games to give you new and interesting ways to practise your new skills. Basic mathematics teaches you all the maths you need for everyday situations. An easy-to-follow guide, it will ensure you gain the confidence you need to tackle maths and overcome your fears.
Greek-English Parallel New Testament ebook: NA28-ESV
Simply formatted and easy to use, the Greek-English New Testament will be an invaluable resource for anyone studying and working from the New Testament in its original language. On each spread, 28th edition, one page displays the Nestle-Aland Greek text, while the adjacent page contains the corresponding ESV text.
Features: Size: 6. 5" x 9. 25" 11-point lexicon type 1, 752 pages Black letter text Critical Apparatus Smyth-sewn binding. Combining greek with the english standard version text, pastors, the Greek-English New Testament is an essential resource for students, and scholars who work with the Greek New Testament.
A Handbook of New Testament Exegesis
The book is chock-full of illustrations of New Testament texts where the method under discussion truly makes a difference. A wonderfully clear and accessible handbook for New Testament exegesis. Brief and approachable, it offers both a broad overview of the exegetical process and a step-by-step approach to studying the New Testament in depth, helping students and pastors understand the text and appropriate it responsibly.
This handbook provides a one-stop-shopping guide to the New Testament exegetical method. Exegetically rigorous, theologically informed, and practically useful. Thomas R. Schreiner, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
The Basics of New Testament Syntax: An Intermediate Greek Grammar
The basics of new testament syntax provides concise, up-to-date guidance for intermediate Greek students to do accurate exegesis of biblical texts. Abridged from greek grammar beyond the basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament, the popular exegetical Greek grammar for studies in Greek by Daniel B.
Each semantic category is discussed, and a definition and key to identification are provided. Scores of charts and tables are included to enable the intermediate student to grasp the material quickly. Wallace, the basics of New Testament Syntax offers a practical grammar for second-year students. The strengths of this abridgment will become quickly apparent to the user:• It shows the relevance of syntax for exegesis and is thoroughly cross-referenced to Exegetical Syntax.
It includes an exceptional number of categories useful for intermediate Greek studies. It is easy to use.
Theology: The Basics
Completely updated and expanded, this third edition from one of the world's leading theologians introduces students to key theological issues, contextualizing them within the bible and the works of seminal theologians. Introduces readers to key theological issues such as god, with the addition of a new chapter on the holy spirit now includes images and more pedagogical features to engage the reader Each chapter offers an overview of an important theme, salvation, atonement, and heaven Thoroughly updated, and summarizes the contribution of a major theologian Expands the range of theological positions discussed within the book, Jesus, presents relevant biblical passages, faith, especially those of contemporary and feminist theologians Maintains the user-friendly structure of the previous edition, the Holy Spirit, religious history, creation, with the Apostle's Creed as a framework Concludes with suggestions on how readers can take their study further Can be used alongside the new edition of Theology: The Basic Readings for a complete overview of the field.